ThisA funA bookA ofA quirkyA failuresA andA famousA flopsA willA keep kidsA laughingA while they learn the importance of messing up in order toA getA itA right. A Science, architecture, technology, entertainment -- there areA epic failsA and hilarious goof-upsA fromA everyA important field.A Silly side features help toA analyzeA the failures: "LessonA Learned," "ItA CouldA be Worse!,"A "Losing Combinations," andA aA "Fail Scale" helpA readers navigateA theA different kinds and scopesA of theA mistakes made. Read to learnA whatA wentA wrong, whatA wentA right,A andA what kids canA learnA fromA each failedA attempt.
- Ages 8-12
- 128 pages; 500 color illustrations
- 6" x 9"
- © 2016
Crispin Boyer lives in Xcalak, a small fishing village in Mexico, where he writes about history, wildlife, and technology. He and his wife live with their flock of hens, a turkey, two roosters, and a guard goose. His 2013 cover story for National Geographic Kids magazine, "Return of the Missing Lynx," won an Eddie Award for Best Single Article, Youth/Teen. The American Library Association chose his book This or That? as one of the 2015 Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers.